Michelangelo’s First type of Scaffolding

Michelangelo created a special type of scaffolding

Michelangelo’s First Type of Scaffolding Michelangelo is well known to be one of the most prolific painters and sculptors in our history, and key figure of the High Renaissance. GET IN TOUCH Michelangelo is well known to be one of the most prolific painters and sculptors in our history While all of his masterwork conveys […]

Why Hong Kong uses Bamboo Scaffolding?

Why Hong Kong uses Bamboo Scaffolding?

Why Hong Kong uses Bamboo Scaffolding? While looking at it, bamboo scaffolding may appear fragile, but it’s really a time-proven technique that goes back a thousand years, and is still widely considered today. GET IN TOUCH Bamboo Scaffolding method In Hong Kong, bamboo scaffolding is used as the primary method to build skyscrapers, which at […]

Progressing your Scaffolding Career in 2021

How to progress your Scaffolding Career in 2021

Progressing your Scaffolding Career in 2021 With many people across the country, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant a change in the way that people do their work and accommodate the restrictions. While office workers have made a simple transition to home-working, other employees have found it impossible where work requires attendance at a particular site. […]

Restoring Chimneys in Warwickshire

Neglected chimneys can be accident waiting to happen, with the prospect of chunks of heavy masonry dislodged by storms and crashing from the roof

Restoring Chimneys in Warwickshire When restoring a house, we often adopt the ‘out of sight’ or ‘out of mind’ approach when it comes to our chimneys, but restoring these neglected chimney stacks is money well spent, says Ricki Grenfell, owner of RG Scaffolding-Solihull. Neglected Chimneys Neglected chimneys can be accident waiting to happen, with the […]

Can an Advanced Scaffolder inspect Scaffolds?

Can an Advanced Scaffolder inspect Scaffolds?

Can an Advanced Scaffolder inspect Scaffolds? Anyone who works in scaffolding, or knows someone who does, such as the team at RG Scaffolding-Solihull, legislation specifies that anyone carrying out an inspection must be competent to do so. To be competent that person must have the necessary training, knowledge and experience. However, as a minimum the […]

How Much does a Tradespeople earn?

How Much do tradespeople get paid? A Man picks up a business card from a workbench

Did you know Scaffolders, earn more than architects? Did you know Scaffolders earn more than architects? Says RG Scaffolder owner, Ricki Grenfell. The annual average salary of a scaffolder is now more than £40,942, whereas that of a university-trained architect is just £38,228. In fact, tradespeople, such as plasterers, bricklayers, plumbers and electricians are all […]

What scaffolding holds more weight? Heavy-Duty Scaffolding Frames

Why does heavy-duty scaffolding frames have a high weight capacity?

What scaffolding holds more weight? This a question that gets asked around a lot in the construction industry, as its important to know which type of scaffolding can be used on a particular type of project. The weight capacity of ‘Heavy-Duty scaffolding frames’ show that each scaffold frame has an average weight capacity of 40,300 […]

Is Scaffolding Dangerous?

4 reasons why you might think: Is scaffolding dangerous?

Is Scaffolding Dangerous ? People who work at height are faced with the risk of accident and injury every day. However, those who work with Scaffolding are particularly at risk as there are so many things that scaffold employers and companies must consider before it can be considered safe to work with. GET IN TOUCH […]

What is Scaffold Netting?

What is Scaffold Netting? They're a type of netting to help prevent debris from falling

What is Scaffold Netting? What is Scaffold Netting? You know the type of green mesh that you usually see tied between the scaffolding poles, well their actually called ‘Debris Netting’ and they’re used on construction sites to contain debris and prevent any debris from falling off a scaffolding platform. Need Scaffold Netting? What is Scaffold […]

Thinking about Scaffolding as a Career?

Some people would career altogether. So, what about trade? Are you thinking about scaffolding as a career?

Thinking about Scaffolding as a Career? GET IN TOUCH what about trade? Are you thinking about scaffolding as a career? We’ll soon be approaching the New Year where most people as their counting down until the fireworks are reconsidering their career options, such as wanting to either continue working 5 days a week or go […]